Analysis of the Law of Waqf in Thailand

  • Anis Pattanaprichawong
  • Sulaiman Dorloh


This paper aims to analyse the law of waqf in Thailand. There are some provisions in the Royal Act-1974 concerning Muslim mosque and mosque property in general. However, this Act does not reflect the status of waqf property in Islamic law. Of course, other laws, for example Thai Civil and Commercial Law Code 1934, the Royal Act concerning the Administration of Islamic organization, 1997, the Patronage of Islam Act of 1945 and Thai National Land Code, 1951, speak about the property and trust. The crucial issues as to whether those laws adequately protect the waqf property right for Muslims in those four provinces and other Muslims in the country.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anis Pattanaprichawong
    • 1
  • Sulaiman Dorloh
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Islamic LawAcademy of Islamic and Arabic Studies, Princess of Naradhiwas UniversityNarathiwatThailand
  2. 2.Faculty of Law and International RelationsUniversiti Darul Iman Malaysia (UDM)Kuala TerengganuMalaysia

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